Jamila Youngstedt is a freelance dancer, Cyr Wheel artist, and choreographer in New York City.
In 2017, she co-founded Tactile Movement Collective with Cassie Lee Reeder and Daniel Evanko. Combining dance, visual art, original music, and tangible installations to create immersive experiences, TMC explores intimacy, community, and the human form. Jamila is the Artistic Director of Dance for Tactile Movement Collective, as well as a choreographer and performer.
Jamila is a current Sokoloff Arts Fellow at Town Stages. She is using her fellowship to create an immersive dance circus show that explores the effects of filtered media in our society.
Company/performance credits include:
"Sentire" with Tactile Movement Collective at Gowanus Ballroom & The Tank NYC
ZviDance (current apprentice)
Nick Cave's "The Let Go" at Park Avenue Armory with Tactile Movement Collective
Solo Cyr Wheel in "Daniel The Maestro Musical Revue" at The Well in Brooklyn
Loren Royse & Co.(“Spun” at Jacob’s Pillow)
Kinetic Architecture Dance Theatre
Buglisi Dance Theatre
Shelter Repertory Dance Theatre
And work by Merce Cunningham, William Forsythe, Iyun Harrison, Patricia Hon, Robert Moses, Christian Burns, Alex Ketley, and more!
Training highlights include:
B.F.A. Dance (Magna Cum Laude) from Cornish College of the Arts.
Interlochen Arts Academy
Mark Morris Dance Group
Royal Danish Ballet
San Francisco Conservatory of Dance
Flint Institute of Music
FULL RESUME AND REFERENCES UPON REQUEST